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Le Jeune Homme et la Mort

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Le Jeune Homme et la Mort

Ballet by Jean Cocteau
Choreography by Roland Petit
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach (Passacaglia in C Minor)
Music Orchestrated by Ottorino Respighi
Scenery by Georges Wakhevitch
Costumes by Christian Berard
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

Les Ballets des Champs Élysées
June 25, 1946
Théâtre de Champs Élysées
Paris, France

Cast:
Jean Babilee
Nathalie Philippart

ABT Premiere

April 9, 1951
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Jean Babilee
Nathalie Philippart